FAQs

Q?What type of plastic do you use in rotational molding process?
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HDPE – High Density Polyethylene

Q?Can you build custom tooling?
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Yes, we can design and have custom tooling built based on product volume and other specifications.

Q?What is the density of your foam?
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Please refer to the Material Properties & Applications Guide for specific foam properties.

Q?I have a custom product I am interested in manufacturing, what do I do next?
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Please contact spongexsales@swimways.com. From there we can set up a call to discuss your project in greater detail.

Q?What is the lead time for buoys shipments?
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In stock items typically ship within 2 weeks

Q?Do you make custom color buoys?
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Custom colors are based on minimum order quantities.  Please contact spongexsales@swimways.com and our team will help answer any questions you may have.

Q?What type of paint can I use on the buoys?
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Blue Water Marine Paint

Flexabar Buoy Coating

Pettit Marine Paint

Q?What color do the buoys come in?
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Our standard commercial fishing buoys are available in White, yellow, or orange.

Q?How can I purchase buoys?
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Email spongexsales@swimways.com with the subject line “buoys”. Download our buoy pricing guide (PDF).

Q?Is the foam microbial resistant?
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Yes, our patented proprietary Aqua Cell™ foam is closed-cell, moisture resistant, microbial resistant and we offer specific foam formulations that are Anti-Bacterial and NSF® food contact certified. Reach out to our team to review our ability to serve your specific needs.

Q?What can I clean the foam with?
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Spongex Aqua Cell™ foam can be cleaned with standard cleaning supplies as well as soap and water.

Q?What is the lifespan of the foam?
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Our various foam formulations can last a significant amount of time depending on your application of use. We’ve had customers products last for 5+ years and longer! Our Aqua Cell™ foam is resistant to fading and peeling as you see with many other alternative vinyl foam products. Our product is great for salt and fresh water applications.

Q?Does the color of the foam fade over time?
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No, our foam can withstand the harshest of elements. The color permeates the foam and IS NOT just an outer coating.

Q?What colors does the foam come in?
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Black, blue, red, aqua, green, lime, yellow

Please contact sales@swimways.com for more specific details or to discuss custom colors.